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Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code dating back to 1860, introduced during the British rule of India, criminalises sexual activities “against the order of nature”, including homosexual sexual activities. Prior to that, sexual activities, including amongst homosexuals, were not penalised in India. It is rooted in the legacies of British colonial states where in ..

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SHe-Box

SHe-Box was by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD). It is launched as a comprehensive SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. The SHe-Box ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) ..

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare observed Vasectomy Fortnight in India

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is observing ‘Vasectomy Fortnight’ from November 21 to raise awareness about male sterilisation and to promote the participation of men in family planning. Under this awareness campaign, all states and union territories will observe Vasectomy Fortnight till December 4, 2017 by providing quality of male sterilization services ..

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Sexual Offences against Children Bill approved with stringent punishment for crime

The Union Cabinet sanctioned a bill dealing entirely with sexual offences against children. The ‘Sexual Offences Against Children Bill’ aims rigorous punishment for sexual intercourse or contact with sexual intent with a child below 18 years. The punishment ranges from 3 years’ imprisonment to life term for a person who commits sexual harassment, sexual assault, ..

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